Wolfowitz nominated to head World Bank

George W. Bush nominated one of the administration's top hawks, Paul Wolfowitz, as the next President of the World Bank this week, in a move that drew criticism from various quarters.

However, leading western nations appeared resigned to accepting Paul Wolfowitz as the next head of the World Bank in spite of varying degrees of irritation expressed privately by European officials.

Acknowledging the doubts, Mr Wolfowitz, who has been a controversial figure as US deputy defence secretary, said in